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Eid al-Fitr in Malawi

For Muslims around the world, Eid ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and prayer. It is one of the largest and most important celebrations in the Islamic calendar.

Is Eid al-Fitr a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Fitr is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2023, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Eid ul Fitr is a time to share great food with family and friends.

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About Eid al-Fitr

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Eid al-Fitr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017MonJun 26Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2018FriJun 15Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2020MonMay 25Day off for Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2021FriMay 14Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2021MonMay 17Day off for Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2022MonMay 2Eid al-FitrObservance
2022TueMay 3Holiday for Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
2023SatApr 22Eid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024WedApr 10Eid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025MonMar 31Eid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026FriMar 20Eid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027WedMar 10Eid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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